Our Purpose

Iowa Figure Skating Academy (IFSA) is dedicated to promoting figure skating in Iowa for individuals of all ages and levels. IFSA strives to encourage each member to achieve their highest potential and push towards a healthier and happier lifestyle through ice sports.

Welcome to Iowa Figure Skating Academy!

We are currently offering group Learn-to-Skate lessons for beginners as well as private lessons for advanced skaters.

Watch our Spring Show!

Watch our latest Spring 2021 show on youtube!

“Over the Rainbow”

Watch our Winter Show!

Watch our latest Winter 2022 show on youtube!

Elena Tobiash and Igor Velikanov

Elena Tobiash and Igor Velikanov

Main Coaches

Coaches Elena and Igor have been ice sports educators to students of all ages for over 25 years. Both with a long and impressive repertoire, they now dedicate their lives to cultivating talent and sharing their love of figure skating to Iowa communities. They hope to spark a passion for ice sports in all of their students.


For more details or to contact Coaches Elena and Igor, visit our Coaches page HERE.

All Sessions take place at Metro Ice sport Facility: 5100 NW 72ndSt, Urbandale, IA 50322

Take a look at our 2022 Spring Show!

Help Support Us!

We are accepting donations to help bring the love of ice sports to all skaters. We are grateful for your support!

Become a Sponsor!

Support our skaters and coaches in creating a happy and healthy learning environment for all. Check out the link below for more sponsor benifits and perks!


What People are Saying

“..They are caring with the children and respected by them. They have always been dependable, reliable, and friendly.”

Nancy Schmitz

“…I would describe Elena as a highly experienced and very talented figure skater with the wonderful ability to teach. She has taught my children the importance of perseverance and continued growth.”

Kyllee Jordan

“…Elena and her partner were one of the best skating pairs in Europe…”

Igor Moskvin
Distinguished Trainer of USSR and Russia

“..We have enjoyed having Igor coach our daughter. Just a few short months ago she could do just the very most basic moves in ice skating and already she is going to an occasional figure skating competition”

Wayne and Shari Belling

Contact us

Metro Sports Facility

5100 NW 72nd Street

Urbandale, Iowa 50322

(515) 276-7200  (515) 490-5148



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